As Rob Atkinson writes for Morning Consult, the Senate should embrace innovation and charge the Department of Transportation with establishing a national road user charging system.
October 27, 2016
Join ITIF and Boston University to discuss the future of federal policies for smart cities and the cutting edge research and innovation that makes these advances possible.
October 4, 2016
Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have expressed support for more federal spending on infrastructure, but merely repairing roads and bridges won't fix America's productivity problem, writes Rob Atkinson in the Christian Science Monitor.
July 29, 2016
Innovation Fact of the Week: Increased Airline Industry Competition Boosted Researcher Collaboration by 50 Percent Between 1991 and 2012
Over the past two decades, cheaper airline tickets had the knock-on effects of boosting research collaboration by 50 percent, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
June 24, 2016
Innovation Fact of the Week: Insufficient Infrastructure Investment Will Cost U.S. Economy $4T & 2.5M Jobs by 2025
If America's deteriorating infrastructure is left alone, it will cost the economy $4 trillion and 2.5 million jobs by 2025, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
May 20, 2016
Please join ITIF to discuss a new report exploring why building out digital and hybrid infrastructure is critical to seizing the next wave of economic opportunities, creating jobs, and improving people’s quality of life.
May 16, 2016
Transforming traditional “bricks and mortar” infrastructures into “hybrid” digital infrastructures will unlock new economic opportunities, create jobs, and improve quality of life.
November 6, 2015
Congress cannot agree on how to reauthorize—let alone modernize—federal surface transportation legislation because the bitterly polarized “culture wars” have taken hold of the debate, explained Rob Atkinson in the Washington Post.
August 10, 2015
A menu of actionable ideas for policymakers to foster technological innovation, growth, and progress.
June 26, 2015
The Senate’s proposed transportation reauthorization bill’s Innovation Title is promising, but ITS remains underfunded.
June 8, 2015
If you can’t say anything positive about innovation and innovators, don’t say anything at all.